Paradise - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Paradise


Firefighters battle blazes on 2 fronts in California, 44 dead

Nov 14, 2018 - 1:46 PM

Most of the fatalities have been reported from the town of Paradise, population 26,000, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains about 80 miles north of Sacramento

PARADISE FIRE. Chris and Nancy Brown embrace while looking over the remains of their burned residence after the Camp fire tore through the region in Paradise, California on November 12, 2018. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Investigators in grim search for dead as California fires rage

Nov 11, 2018 - 10:07 AM

(UPDATED) Authorities estimate they will need three weeks to fully contain the blaze.

BLAZE RUINS. A Butte County sheriff deputy stands by at a destroyed home where a deceased victim of the Camp Fire on November 10, 2018 in Paradise, California. Photo by James Sullivan/Getty Images North America/AFP

Paradise Papers telisik transaksi bisnis Sukanto Tanoto

Nov 09, 2017 - 8:26 PM

Grup April, ditengarai melakukan transaksi lewat perusahaan di labuhan pajak

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Prabowo Subianto disebut di Paradise Papers, berapa kekayaannya?

Nov 09, 2017 - 12:10 PM

Survei masih menempatkannya sebagai sosok penantang terkuat dalam Pilpres 2019

Ketua Umum Gerindra Prabowo Subianto saat kampanye Pilpres 2014. Foto oleh Romeo Gacad/AFP

Fakta-fakta menarik dalam bocoran “Dokumen Surga”

Nov 09, 2017 - 10:53 AM

Nama Prabowo Subianto, Tommy dan Mamiek Soeharto disebut dalam The Paradise Papers

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, November 7, 2017

Nov 07, 2017 - 8:29 AM

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'Paradise Papers' reveal offshore deals of Apple, Nike, Lewis Hamilton

Nov 07, 2017 - 7:16 AM

They are the latest disclosures from a trove of documents released by the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) concerning secretive offshore deals that have proved deeply embarrassing

This file photo taken on September 17, 2012 shows the Apple logo on the Apple store on 5th Avenue in New York. Don Emmert/AFP

U.S. commerce chief Ross defends Russian business links

Nov 06, 2017 - 9:52 PM

The findings are part of the Paradise Papers released by the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which was behind the Panama Papers made public last year

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, November 6, 2017

Nov 06, 2017 - 10:15 AM

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Leaks show U.S. commerce chief, UK queen's offshore investments

Nov 06, 2017 - 6:47 AM

The findings emerge as part of the Paradise Papers released by the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which was behind the 2015 Panama Papers

In this file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II delivers the Queen's Speech during the State Opening of Parliament in the Houses of Parliament in London on June 21, 2017. Carl Court/Pool/AFP

Paradise Dynasty, home of the famous, colorful 8-flavor xiao long bao

Dec 18, 2016 - 8:07 PM

Truffle foie gras ginseng garlic crab roe xiao long bao and more There s a lot to like in Paradise Dynasty s first branch in the Philippines

Foreground, clockwise: Crab roe, garlic, Szechuan, ginseng, foie gras, truffle, cheese flavors. The original pork xiao long bao is in the center. Photo by Wyatt Ong/Rappler

US rapper Coolio facing firearms charge

Oct 14, 2016 - 10:38 AM

Coolio best known for the song Gangsta s Paradise faces 3 years in prison if convicted

COOLIO. The rapper, best known for his song 'Gangsta's Paradise,' is charged with a firearms violation. File photo shows Coolio at the Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational red carpet and pairings party in July in Las Vegas. Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for PGD Global/AFP

Courier nabbed trying to ship stuffed rare birds

Oct 13, 2016 - 11:12 AM

The birds are suspected to be used for traditional headgear

RARE BIRDS. Indonesian officials hold two stuffed Cendrawasih (paradise) birds seized by local government in Makassar on October 12, 2016. Photo by SALMAN / AFP

IN PHOTOS: Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa thrill PH crowd at Paradise International Music Festival

Apr 11, 2016 - 11:33 AM

Paradise International Music Festival headliners Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa play amazing sets alongside Austin Mahone 4th Impact Up Dharma Down Rudimental Itchyworms and more

Photos by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

WATCH: Kanye West performs 'Famous' live for the first time in PH, gives speech about it

Apr 10, 2016 - 11:16 AM

Kanye performs the controversial track which references Taylor Swift live for the first time in Manila s Paradise International Music Festival – thrice

'FAMOUS.' Kanye West debuts a live performance of the controversial track that references Taylor Swift. Photo by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Kanye West performs for PH crowd at Paradise International Music Festival

Apr 10, 2016 - 9:53 AM

Yeezy has graced Manila with a spectacular show

YEEZY. Kanye West performs at Paradise International Music Festival. Photo by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: 4th Impact performs at Paradise International Music Festival

Apr 09, 2016 - 8:27 PM

The Filipino girl group wows fans with their powerful vocals at Paradise IMF

4TH IMPACT. Sisters Almira, Mylene, Irene, and Celina belt it out on the Paradise International Music Festival stage. Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

LOOK: Kanye West arrives in Manila

Apr 09, 2016 - 9:38 AM

The rapper is in Manila for Paradise International Music Festival where he is headliner alongside Wiz Khalifa

KANYE WEST. The rapper arrives in Manila for Paradise International Music Festival. Screengrab from Twitter/@ParadiseIMF

[Playlist] Paradise IMF: Watch these amazing live performances from the acts

Apr 08, 2016 - 3:40 PM

You may have heard their amazing tracks but how are the acts of Paradise International Music Festival live? Watch some videos of their live performances here

KANYE AND WIZ. Rappers Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa headline the first-ever Paradise International Music Festival. Photos by Ferdy Damman (Kanye West), Steve C Mitchell (Wiz Khalifa)/EPA

Wiz Khalifa to perform at Paradise International Music Festival

Mar 21, 2016 - 8:09 PM

Wiz Khalifa joins the Paradise IMF line up led by Kanye West Afrojack Rudimental Austin Mahone and more

File photo by Steve C Mitchell/EPA

New 'Thor' and 'Alien' movies to be shot in Australia

Oct 22, 2015 - 11:42 PM

Marvel s Ragnarok and Ridley Scott s new Alien film will be shot in Australia in 2016

FILMING IN AUSTRALIA. The Australian government says that 'Thor: Ragnarok' and 'Alien' will be shot in Australia. The photo above shows Chris Hemsworth as Thor in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron,' and Michael Fassbender as David, an android in 'Prometheus.' Photo of Chris Hemsworth courtesy of Disney. Screengrab of Michael Fassbender from Facebook/PrometheusMovies

Ely Buendia's postcard campaign to get Ringo Starr to Manila

Jun 19, 2015 - 1:34 PM

He didn’t get a very good picture the last time he was here and maybe we can all work it out to bring him back Ely says

Swedish prince weds former glamor model

Jun 14, 2015 - 1:07 AM

Princess Sofia 30 a slender and elegant brunette with no royal background is known for her infectious gap toothed smile and easygoing ways

ROYAL WEDDING. Sofia Hellqvist and Sweden's Prince Carl Philip wave to the crowd as they ride in a horse-drawn carriage after their wedding at Stockholm Palace on June 13. Photo by TT News Agency/Mikael Fritzon/AFP

#SharePH #ShareDavao: Diving, Mt. Apo, the Philippine eagle

Nov 24, 2014 - 5:44 PM

Watch the first episode of Rappler s new travel show SharePH as it explores Davao city Share your own Davao memories

Palestine was a paradise

Jul 24, 2014 - 1:28 PM

This time they might fight back They will always fight back for they will endlessly imagine life in paradise

OPERATION. Israeli artillery positioned at the Israeli border with Gaza, shell toward targets in the Gaza Strip, 12 July 2014. Israel moved three infantry brigades closer to the coastal enclave in preparation for a possible ground offensive. Photo by Atef Safadi / AFP

Discovery World halves IPO size

Oct 21, 2013 - 3:01 PM

The Discovery Shores Boracay developer says it is reducing IPO size due to changes in expansion plans

TRIMMED DOWN. Luxury resort developer Discovery World cuts its IPO by almost half. Photo by AFP

Like working in cafes? Check these tips

Apr 19, 2013 - 7:03 PM

No longer just a place for an afternoon break or a nightcap cafes have become business hubs for people looking for a less formal place to meet work or study

IDEAL WORKING SPACE. Today's cafes see a lot of businessmen, students, and yuppies. All photos by Peter Imbong

Paradise Village: Why the RH bill should be passed

Aug 13, 2012 - 5:40 PM

Paradise Village is a reminder that the Reproductive Health Bill has a long way to go to being truly pro women and pro poor